Generic Predefined Privacy Preferences for Online Applications

  • Mike Bergmann
Conference paper
Part of the IFIP — The International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 262)


Every day users disclose various kinds of personal data using the Internet for daily activities. The disclosed data in summary may draw a perfect picture of them. Up to now it is difficult for end users to decide what to disclose and what to hide. We try to support the user in this task and propose a limited set of applicable predefined privacy preferences taking privacy principles into account. We will apply these preferences for typical online activities to evaluate and to enhance them. We elaborate the dependencies and correlations between the privacy preferences and application scenarios. As a final result and based on the proposed privacy preferences we introduce a privacy-enhancing data disclosure splitting guiding the user step by step through the process of data disclosure.


Business Process Privacy Policy Personal Data Policy Language Online Application 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mike Bergmann
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  1. 1.Technische Universität DresdenGermany

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